Evangeline Ensley Walton papers, 1936-1984

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Evangeline Ensley Walton papers, 1936-1984

MS 384


Collection Summary

Creator: Walton, Evangeline Ensley
Collection Name:Evangeline Ensley Walton papers,
Inclusive Dates: 1936-1984
Physical Description:.8 linear feet
Abstract:Collection consists of biographical clippings, correspondence, and manuscripts. Correspondence is divided into two categories, general and John C. Powys, Welsh novelist, essayist and poet. Separation listing of books can be found in the control folder.
Collection Number:MS 384
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/

Biographical Note

Born Evangeline Ensley in 1907 in Indianapolis, Indiana, she published the first volumes of her Mabinogion trilogy, based on the book of Welsh legends, The Virgin and the Swine, in 1936. It was published in 1970 as The Island of the Mighty and followed by The Children of Llyr, The Song of Rhiannon, and The Prince of Annwn. Known as a fantasy writer with a large following in America and Europe, she also published Witch House (1945), The Cross and the Sword (1956), and Son of Darkness (1957). She moved to Tucson in 1940 where she passed in 1996.


Scope and Content Note

Collection consists of biographical clippings, correspondence, and manuscripts. Correspondence is divided into two categories, general and John C. Powys, Welsh novelist, essayist and poet. Separation listing of books can be found in the control folder.


Organization

This collection is organized into 3 Series

Restrictions

Restrictions

None.

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents for the University of Arizona, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.


Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963 -- Correspondence.
Walton, Evangeline -- Archives.

Subject(s)
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Archives.
Women authors.

Genre Form(s)
Fantasy fiction,American.
Mythology,Welsh.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Evangeline Ensley Walton papers (MS 384). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.


Container List

Series I: Biographical Materials, 1936-1996
boxfolder
11 Biographical Clippings , 1936-1996
Series II: Correspondence
boxfolder
12 August Derleth, director of Arkham House, July 17, 1946
12 (continued) Publishers, to Evangeline Walton Ensley. Concerning the rights to The Virgin and the Swine. , n.d.
12 Incomplete list of "inspirational" advice , n.d.
12 John Milton Phillips, Minister of The First Church of Christ in Hartford, Connecticut to Ben (?) complimenting The Virgin and the Swine. , April 12, 1937
12 Ben Abrams (?) of the Argus Bookshop Inc. in Chicago to Evangeline Walton Ensley , August 8, 1937
13 Photograph (John C. Powys ?) , April 14, 1938
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton. , n.d.
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton. , December 14, 1936
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton complimenting The Virgin and the Swine. , February 23, 1937
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton. Incomplete letter with no date. , February 27, 1937(?)
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton. , March 6,1937
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton. , Apri l 20, 1937
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton. , June 19, 1937
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton. , August 4, 1937
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton. , October 23, 1937
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton. , December 31, 1937
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton. , April 20, 1938
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton. , July 31,1938
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton. , December 9, 1938
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton. , December 9 or 10, 1938
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton. , April 22,1939
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton. , August 19, 1939
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton. , January 22, 1940
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton. , January 19, 1957
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton. , February 13,1957
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton. , September 15, 1957
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton. , January 5, 1958
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton. , December 10, 1958
13 John C. Powys to Evangeline Walton.(continued) , 1959
Series III: Manuscripts
boxfolder
14 Manuscript: Children of Llyr , n.d.
15 Manuscript: Children of Llyr , n.d.
16 Manuscript: Children of Llyr , n.d.
17 Manuscript: The Cross and the Sword , n.d.
18 Manuscript: The Cross and the Sword , n.d.
19 Manuscript: Prince of Annwn , n.d.
boxfolder
21 Manuscript: Song of Rhiannon , n.d.
22 Manuscript: Song of Rhiannon , n.d.
23 Manuscript: The Sword is Forged , n.d.
24 Manuscript: The Sword is Forged , n.d.
25 Manuscript: The Sword is Forged , n.d.
26 Manuscript: Witch House , n.d.
27 Manuscript: Witch House , n.d.